Nigeria and five other African countries have secure their Olympic tickets for Tokyo 2020 Olympics on the opening day of the just concluded African Qualification Tournament for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Morocco and Egypt secured two Olympic tickets each while the remaining four tickets were won by Nigeria, Ethiopia, Cote D’Ivoire and Gabon.
In the female-49kilogramms, the number one and two seed, Egypt’s Nour Abdelsalam and Morocco’s El Boutchi, lived up pre-tournament rating as they emerged as the category’s Olympic ticket holders.
In the female -67kilograms, current African Champion and the number one seed, Egypt’s Malak Hedaya joined the number three seed, Nigeria’s Elizabeth Anyanacho as the category’s Olympic ticket holders.
In the male -58kg, the number one seed Morocco’s Omar Lakehal and Ethiopia’s Solomon Demse emerged as the category’s Olympic ticket holders.